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ICYMI: glasstec Exclusive, Solo Shower Installations, Architect Education and More

September 29, 2020

The final full week of GlassBuild Connect presented more than 15 education sessions, 130+ new product introductions, 10 demo videos and more. 

Saint-Gobain Proposes Line Closure at Spanish Plant

September 29, 2020

Saint-Gobain Glass proposed the closure of its float plant in  L´Arboç, Spain. The plant has one float line, and supplies Saint-Gobain’s Sekurit division. In a company release, officials say the line has come to the end of its life, after several repairs.

The Frameless Hardware Company Partners with Quikserv

September 28, 2020

Frameless Hardware Co. partnered with Quikserv Corp, a premier manufacturer of pass-thru and drive-thru systems for over 30 years. Quikserv products are designed with optimal functionality in mind and are unsurpassed in durability and performance.

AGC Glass Europe Plans Closure of One Float Glass Furnace in Boussois, France

September 28, 2020

Faced with the generalized, structural decline in demand for glass, the management of the AGC Glass plant located in Boussois, France, intends to shut down one of the two float glass furnaces on the site in the near future.

Construction Starts Post Solid Gain in August

September 28, 2020

Total construction starts rose 19 percent in August to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $793.3 billion, according to Dodge Data & Analytics.

ABI August 2020: Architecture Firm Billings Still Show Little Sign of Improvement

September 28, 2020

Business conditions remained stalled at architecture firms in August, with the Architecture Billings Index recording a score of 40 for the third consecutive month, according to the American Institute of Architects.

Guardian Glass Launches New Float Line at Czestochowa Plant

September 23, 2020

Guardian Glass completed its first ribbon pull at its second float glass facility in Częstochowa, Poland, to help meet the growing demand for high performance coated and fabricated glass products in Poland and throughout Eastern Europe.

Vitro Names Shettler Mid-South Commercial Account Manager

September 23, 2020

Vitro Architectural Glass appointed Michael Shettler as commercial account manager for the Mid-South region.

2021 FGIA Annual Conference to be Held Virtually

September 23, 2020

The Fenestration and Glazing Industry Alliance will hold its 2021 Annual Conference virtually due to the continued health concerns around the spread of COVID-19. This event, previously scheduled to be held at Omni Plantation in Amelia Island, Florida, will be hosted on Zoom for the convenience of participants.